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Jan Egeland signals a warning –
climate change and inequality on the rise ADPC: Jan Egeland signals a warning – <br> climate change and inequality on the rise

Published on: 10/18/2012

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Climate Change and Climate Risk Management

Type: Media Releases

File size: 0.82 MB

 

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Globally, income inequality is on the rise; the richest portion of the world population is over 100 times richer than the poorest, and while this portion of the population continues to gain from accelerated economic growth afforded by industrialization, this same economic growth and
industrialization is responsible for climate change which most severely affects the 1 - 2 billion poorest, most vulnerable, portion of the population.